Facility Guidelines

Updated as of September 6, 2019

Youth under 13 years of age must be in the facility with a parent or legal adult.

General Facility Guidelines

Spaces to eat include:

     o Lounge and Multi-Purpose Room

     o Food and gum are not allowed in any other part of the facility

Shirt, bottoms and shoes are requested when outside of the Aquatic Center and locker rooms.

     o  No street shoes in the pool area

In the Fitness Studio, Fitness Center, Gymnasium and Track:

     o  2nd pair of clean non-marking shoes that have not been worn outside are required.

     o  Open Toes Shoes are not allowed in the Fitness Center

Beverages in sealable non-glass containers only.

We do not supply towels. Towels can be purchased at the Welcome Desk

Put any games or equipment away when you are finished. 


Aquatic Center

 (includes pool area & sauna)

•  Youth in the Aquatic Center

     o Youth age 5 and under, guardians must be in the water within arm’s reach of the child(ren).

          • Maintain reasonable distance when your child(ren) uses the play structure.

          • Guardians and reasonably older siblings may accompany small children on the slides. 

     o Youth between the ages of 6-9, guardians must be in the pool area.

     o Youth ages 10-12 can be in the pool area unaccompanied

          • A parent or guardian must be in the building. 

Youth in the Lap Lanes

     o Ages 7-12 must complete the swim test and wear the provided wristband

     o Ages 6 and under can enter the shallow end of the lap lanes with a life jacket and an adult guardian and  

         should not go deeper than where their adult guardian can touch. 2 kids per adult ratio.

Lap Swim/Adult Swim times that do not overlap with Open Swim are for members and guests ages 18 years +.

     o Children may be present, and the play structure may be on when Lap Swim/Adult Swim overlaps with 

         Open Swim.

The pool is only 7 Feet. 

     o No diving or head-first entries anywhere from the pool deck.

     o No flips or twists of any kind

No holding another patron while swimming in water higher than chest deep.

     o  This includes parents with small children.

Before entering the pool, it is highly recommended that you shower.

     o All children participating in pool activities are encouraged to use the restroom.

     o Shower after using the sauna, before entering the pool.

Only swimwear made of nylon, polyester, and/or spandex is allowed in the pool.

     o The JLAAC is not responsible for damage to clothing.

     o Children in diapers must wear a reusable plastic pant/swim diaper with snug elasticized legs and 


     o Access may be denied on the play structure if swimwear is non-compliant.

Water wings and all inflatables are not allowed in the pool area. 

You may bring personal toys that are acceptable for a pool. Beach toys are not acceptable. 

Masks and fins are allowed. No snorkels.

Life jackets are available. You may bring your own U.S. Coast Guard approved flotation devices.

     o  Life jackets are not a substitute for adult supervision.

No pool access allowed when a lifeguard(s) is not present on deck.

•  Do not move or sit on the safety rope or lane line markers.

State pool/sauna rules and capacity are posted in the pool area.

The sauna may be used by ages 13+. Minors (13- 15 yrs.) must be accompanied by an adult.


•  Youth in the Gymnasium

     o Youth 9 years of age and younger, guardians must be in the Gym/Track area.

     o Youth ages 10-12 can be in the gym area unaccompanied. 

          • A parent or guardian must be in the building.

JLAAC Staff will assist with moving any equipment or retrieving equipment from storage rooms 

   (balls, nets, bleachers).

NO DUNKING or hanging on rims.

Use equipment for manufacturer intended use only.

No throwing or kicking balls and equipment at the ceiling, windows or indoor track area.


Fitness Center & Studio

•  Youth in the Fitness Center

     o  Youth under the age of 13 are not allowed in the Fitness Center.

     o  Fitness Center 101 Course

          •  Available for youth ages 13-17. 

          •  This class allows youth to be in the Fitness Center without adult supervision.

     o  Fitness Center Waiver (short-term use option)

          •  Waiver must be signed prior to Fitness Center use.

          •  Youth 13-15 can use the Fitness Center only under Direct Supervision of an adult guardian.

          •  Youth 16-17 are welcome to use the Fitness Center unaccompanied with signed waiver

30 min max usage on cardio machines when others are waiting.

Bring your own ear buds or headphones to access television audio.

Spotters are helpful, use one :)

•  Life over Muscles: know your limits and be safe.

Use cloths and spray to clean off only the seats, arm handles and arm/back rests. 

     o Please, DO NOT spray equipment directly.

Unless otherwise noted, group fitness classes are reserved for individuals 16 years of age and older.

It is recommended that participants bring water and a towel to health and fitness classes.

Indoor Track


No gymnasium equipment allowed on the track.

No standing or spectating while on the track. 

     o  Continuous movement within the lane lines is required.

     o  Stretching and other activities should be conducted outside the white lane lines.

Be aware of walking and jogging lanes and the direction in which you will be moving.

     o Inner lane: walking

     o Outer lane: jogging and speed walking

     o Clockwise: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday

     o Counter-Clockwise: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday 

18 Laps to a mile.


Group Guidelines

See documentation below for information regarding groups in center.

  A group is defined as:

12 or more individuals belonging to a recognized organization or established group